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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 December 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to west 20 knots early this morning and to northwest 30 near noon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 early this evening and to northwest 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light overnight then becoming south 10 to 15 Friday afternoon.

Flurries this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 December 2019
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 40 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 30 knots increasing to southwest 40.
Monday Wind west 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to Prince
Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1014 mb located northwest of the Gaspe
Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 1014 mb located east of
Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Great Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:29 AM AST 12 December 2019 A low pressure system northwest of the Gaspé Peninsula early this
morning will move east of Anticosti Island this afternoon. As a
result strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop across the
district this morning and could possibly approach storm force over
northernmost waters. Winds are expected to diminish somewhat over
most waters later today and tonight as a ridge of high pressure
approaches from the west.

On Friday moderate to strong southerlies will develop over western
waters late in the day as a low pressure system approaches from the
southwest.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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